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Compare and contrast Washington irving an Nathaniel Hawthorne?

Both are male American authors writing in the Romantic era in the New England region of America. Their main difference is stylistic: Irving specialized in shorter stories abou (MORE)

Book Spotlight - In Memory: A Tribute to Sir Terry Pratchett

In March 2015 we lost one of the world's greatest literary minds - Sir Terry Pratchett. Terry was suffering from Alzheimer's and fiercely campaigned to raise awareness of the (MORE)

Who was Washington irving named after?

Washington Irving was named after George Washington. He was born on  April 3, 1783, which was the same week the residents of New York  City learned of the end of the Revolut (MORE)

What writing techniques did Washington Irving use?

One of the most successful American writers in the colonies,  Washington Irving's stories had a very distinct European style. He  was a master of stylized prose with a stron (MORE)